Here's the deal. I'm working on this quilt that is very simple and modern. In the negative space (background) I've machine quilted parallel lines one inch apart. I wanted to add a touch of hand quilting as is becoming my norm. I seem to be doing perle cotton hand quilting on everything these days!
I decided to put a line of hand quilting between every other space in the machine quilting:
I completed a section like this and didn't love the look. After sleeping on it, yesterday I decided to add a cross to each stitch:
I ended up completing the section like this and I think I like it. Maybe it adds to the modern feel?
What do you think? Do you like the crosses or not? Need some honest input!